Get a Ride to the VA Medical Center

The Disabled American Veterans of Minnesota strives to provide Minnesota veterans in need with transportation to VA Medical Center appointments through our DAV Volunteer Transportation Program.

Who qualifies for transportation assistance?

Disabled veterans who are unable due to financial or medical hardship to secure transportation to their medical appointments in the St. Cloud and Twin Cities metro area.

Who to call if you live in the St. Cloud or Twin Cities metro area.

If you live in the Twin Cities metro area, call Babette Blumenauer, hospital service and transportation coordinator, at 612.467.2768. Those in the St. Cloud metro area can call Trent Dilks, hospital service and transportation coordinator, at 320.252.1670, Ext. 6676.

Northeast Minnesota Transportation.

If you live in Northeastern Minnesota, please call the transportation coordinator 218-204-0693 for transportation to a VA Medical Center.

Northwest Minnesota Transportation.

If you live in Northwestern Minnesota, please call the transportation coordinator Toll Free: 1-855-277-9787 for transportation to a VA Medical Center.

NW MN Routes as follows:

Park Rapids—Fargo: Friday
Nevis—Fargo: Wednesday
Bemidji—Fargo: Weds/Thurs
Wheaton—Fargo #1: Thursday
Wheaton—Fargo #2: Wednesday
Wheaton– St. Cloud #3: Monday

Don’t live in the Metro Area?

We may still be able to help you. Contact your local County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO) to find out if we can offer you free or discounted transportation to your next VA Medical Center appointment.

Click here to find the phone number for your local County Veterans Service Officer. The Minnesota Association of County Veterans Service Officers search directory will open in your web browser.